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    Mr. Combs is prescribed tetracycline for pneumonia. The prescription is for 750mg po every 4 hours. Is this the correct dose? what should you tell the patient to do? What are some education tips to tell you patient when taking tetracycline?

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    500mgs every 6 hours would be a more appropriate dose.

    The patient should take the pills either 2 hours ...

    Solution Summary

    This abstract addresses the use of tetracycline as treatment for pneumonia. It discusses the dose, how the antibiotic should be taken, and the contra-indications for this treatment.

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